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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities may affect IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition

Security Bulletin


Summary

Java SE issues disclosed in the Oracle April 2018 Critical Patch Update

Vulnerability Details

CVE IDs: CVE-2018-2814 CVE-2018-2794 CVE-2018-2783 CVE-2018-2799 CVE-2018-2798 CVE-2018-2797 CVE-2018-2796 CVE-2018-2795 CVE-2018-2800 CVE-2018-2790

DESCRIPTION: This bulletin covers all applicable Java SE CVEs published by Oracle as part of their April 2018 Critical Patch Update. For more information please refer to Oracle's April 2018 CPU Advisory and the X-Force database entries referenced below.

CVEID: CVE-2018-2814
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE VM component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141970 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2794
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141950 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2783
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141939 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2799
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JAXP component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141955 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2798
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE AWT component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141954 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2797
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JMX component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141953 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2796
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Concurrency component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141952 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2795
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141951 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2800
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE RMI component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141956 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2790
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141946 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 60 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 60 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 20 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 20 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 Fix Pack 10 and earlier releases

NOTE: These releases are affected by CVE-2018-2814 on Solaris, HP-UX, and Mac OS only.

For detailed information on which CVEs affect which releases, please refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Vulnerabilities page.

Remediation/Fixes

Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 65 and subsequent releases, where embedded with supported IBM products
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 65 and subsequent releases, where embedded with supported IBM products
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 25 and subsequent releases
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 25 and subsequent releases
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 Fix Pack 15 and subsequent releases

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition releases can be downloaded, subject to the terms of the developerWorks license, from the developer center.

IBM customers requiring an update for an SDK shipped with an IBM product should contact IBM support, and/or refer to the appropriate product security bulletin.

APAR numbers are as follows:

IJ06342 (CVE-2018-2794)
IJ06343 (CVE-2018-2783)
IJ06344 (CVE-2018-2799)
IJ06345 (CVE-2018-2798)
IJ06346 (CVE-2018-2797)
IJ06347 (CVE-2018-2796)
IJ06348 (CVE-2018-2795)
IJ06349 (CVE-2018-2800)
IJ06351 (CVE-2018-2790)

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

May 14 2018: Original version published
May 15 2018: Added CVE-2018-2783
May 16 2018: Removed CVE-2018-2825 and CVE-2018-2826

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology

Software version: 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 8.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: Java SE

Reference #: 2015806

Modified date: 17 May 2018


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